Izabel Alfany

Director of Operations | EIT Health Barcelona, Spain
Izabel Alfany


Izabel is Biologist, holds a PhD in Physiology from the Univ Barcelona and a master’s degree in Business Innov. from Polytechnic Univ Catalonia. She has more than 16 years of experience in life sciences and healthcare and has dedicated the last 10 years to innovation and international collaboration in the health sector. Prior to joining EIT Health, she was the Head of Health Division at Leitat, top ranked EU Technology Center. Currently, she is


Parallel Session | IOT Solutions World Congress

Health Technology and Digital Health: An Opportunity for Reindustrialization in Spain and Europe?

Izabel Alfany
Izabel Alfany EIT Health Director of Operations Moderator/Presenter
Montserrat Daban Marín
Montserrat Daban Marín Biocat Director of Science, Policy & Internationalisation Speaker
Sergio Muñoz Lezcano
Sergio Muñoz Lezcano Fenin - Spanish Federation of Healthcare Technology Companies Chief Innovation Officer and Digital Health Director Speaker
José Luis Gómez Ruiz
José Luis Gómez Ruiz Becton Dickinson Vice President, Public Policy & Advocacy EMEA Speaker
Anaïs Le Corvec
Anaïs Le Corvec Council of European BioRegions Managing Director Speaker
Enrique Castellón Leal
Enrique Castellón Leal Additum Blockchain & CrossRoad Biotech Counselor & Founder Speaker

#Healthcare, #Smart Health

02-02-2023 15:40 02-02-2023 16:25 Europe/Madrid Health Technology and Digital Health: An Opportunity for Reindustrialization in Spain and Europe?

This March, 16 EU countries, including Spain, committed to the deployment of the IPCEI (Important Project of Common European Interest) on Health. It will support the funding gap for innovative projects that address market failures within the EU to achieve a strong healthcare industry. In this session, our panel of experts will provide a first approach to the opportunities that healthcare technology, medical devices and digital health present to drive the reindustrialisation of Europe, the potential of Spain in this area and the market gaps that need to be jointly addressed.

Room 3
Thu 2 15:40h - 16:25h Room 3

Pedro Mier

Pedro Mier holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineer ing from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, MBA from ESADE and PADE from IESE. He is currently President of AMETIC (Association of Electronics, Information Technology and Telecommunications Companies of Spain), Shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of TRYO Aerospace & Electronics, Board Member of the Premo Group and Committee of CTTC. member of Space Angels Network and Member of the Sc ientific Advisory